Alekhine Chess Club Welcomes All Chess Players
Kolkata is one of the major chess centres in India with several thousands active players. Many of Indian's leading juniors hail from the city.The Alekhine Chess Club was established at Gorky Sadan under the then Soviet
State Sub Junior Chess Championship 2017
Alekhine chess club is organizing State sub junior chess championship 2017 from September 18 - September 20.

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MAKE MOVE - THINK FREELY
Alekhine chess club organized one day meet to celebrate Indian Independence on 14th August, 2017.
Our Students at National Rapid Chess Championship
Round 2:
Our student Ritam Nag held GM Deep Sengupta for a draw
Our student Aditya Basu held GM Praveen Thipsay for a draw.

Round 3:
Our student Kaustuv Kundu held top seed GM R.R. Laxman for a draw.

Round 4:
Our student Aronyak Ghosh defeated GM Deep Sengupta.
Our student Kaustuv Kundu defeated GM Praveen Thipsay.
Memories With GM Viswanathan Anand
On 18th December 2011, Ananda visited the club dated 23th The Telegraph schools’ chess championship.On 18th December 2011, Ananda visited the club dated 23th The Telegraph schools’ chess championship. On 18th December 2011, Ananda visited the club dated 23th.
CONGRATULATIONS !!! OUR KIDS

For their performance in “STATE AGE GROUP CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP”.

Roll of Honour
Target 2020
Bengal has only six Gransmasters till date.Our mission is to produce 14 more GMs so that we can have
Sera Bangali - Diptayan Ghosh
Srijit Paul - first IM Norm

Achieved first IM Norm securing 7.5 out of 13 with Performance rating of 2464.   ELO Rating increase - 166. A remarkable performance
In  World Junior

IM Sayantan Das earned 3rd GM norm
IM Sayantan Das has earned his third and final Grandmaster norm in the Czech Pardubice Open 2017. Twenty-year-old Sayantan, whose Elo rating was 2399 prior to the Czech event, needs to reach the 2500 mark to claim his GM title.
Diptayan Ghosh achieved Grandmaster title
Diptayan Ghosh achieved Grandmaster title as a youngest player from Bengal at the age of 17. He got last and final norm in HD Bank International Tournament at Vietnam from 8th to 13th March 2016.

Alekhine News

Sayantan Das got 3rd Gm Norm

Sayantan Das former World U-12 Champion has earned his 3rd Gm Norm in the Czech Pardubice Open 2017. Earlier he got his 2nd GM norm in in 14th Delhi Open International Grand Master Chess Tournament 2016 (Category A).
He got his first norm in 22nd Open International Ciutat De Montcada held in Barcelona, Spain. Twenty-year-old Sayantan, who was seeded 81st, performed well to secure 6.5 points in the nine-round tournament. It helped him achieve the 15th rank and gather 25 Elo rating points. Sayantan, whose Elo rating was 2399 prior to the Czech event, needs to reach the 2500 mark to claim his GM title. He is a student of Goodricke National Chess Academy run by Alekhine Chess Club.

National News

Delhi Chess R9: Abhijeet in Lead, One Round to Go 12th Parsvnath Delhi Chess Open 2014 - New Delhi, Jan 15; Arjuna awardee Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta moved closer to clinching the title with a quick draw with Grandmaster Alexander Evdokimov of Russia in the 9th and penultimate round of the 12th
Parsvnath Delhi International Grandmasters Chess Tournament now coming to a close here.

International News

27 Jun 2013 | 9:11 am

Working meeting of FIDE President
FIDE President met with Mayor of Xiamen city of China Mr. Liu Keqing. At the meeting also present was Ms. Tsai Guiju, Chairman of Chinese businessmen Association in Russia.
An agreement with Gaonan Company has been signed at the meeting. The both sides discussed the possibilities of implementation of CiS programme in Xiamen city. According to Liu Keqing, Xiamen's leadership is interested in it.
Our ex-students are scaling new height
  • GM Surya Sekhar Ganguly
    Heartiest Congratulation For  WINNING 16th BANGKOK CHESS CLUB OPEN 2016

  • GM Neelotpal Das
    Heartiest Congratulation For Securing  Joint Second position in Karpos Open 2016, Macedonia.
  • GM Surya Sekhar Ganguly
    CHAMPION 2nd LIC INTERNATIONAL GRAND MASTER CHESS TOURNAMENT’2015
  • GM Sandipan Chanda
    JOINT 2nd 2nd LIC INTERNATIONAL GRAND MASTER CHESS TOURNAMENT’2015 .